Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! http://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com 3 Reasons Why Viswanathan Anand Will Defend His Title Editor's Note: This is the second of two special world championship preview pieces - take a look at yesterday's piece by GM Jon Ludvig Hammer of Norway here. Published as "News" to keep our regularly featured article content on the homepage, here ... http://www.chess.com/news/3-reasons-why-viswanathan-anand-will-defend-his-title-1819 Wed, 06 Nov 2013 07:24:21 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/3-reasons-why-viswanathan-anand-will-defend-his-title-1819 3 Reasons Why Magnus Carlsen Will Become World Champion Editor's Note: This is the first of two special world championship preview pieces - also read the piece by GM Parimarjan Negi of India. Published as "News" to keep our regularly featured article content on the homepage, here GM Jon Ludvig Hammer (... http://www.chess.com/news/3-reasons-why-magnus-carlsen-will-become-world-champion-2014 Tue, 05 Nov 2013 11:09:10 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/3-reasons-why-magnus-carlsen-will-become-world-champion-2014 From Homeless to Chess in Recent Documentary John Healy is an alcoholic. John Healy is a chess champion. John Healy is an award-winning author. John Healy is a yogi.  John Healy is complicated. Using a cold opening, Director Paul Duane dives head first into "Barbaric Genius," a documentar... http://www.chess.com/news/from-homeless-to-chess-in-recent-documentary-9765 Wed, 09 Oct 2013 18:48:43 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/from-homeless-to-chess-in-recent-documentary-9765 Smyslov: Time To Build A New Legacy When the world chess community recently learned of the passing of the seventh world champion Vassily Smyslov, there was heartfelt sadness at the loss of a chess legend. It is therefore shocking to read that reports now suggest that Vassily Vasili... http://www.chess.com/news/smyslov-a-true-legacy-1562 Thu, 08 Apr 2010 15:05:59 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/smyslov-a-true-legacy-1562 Why Your Brain Makes You Play Worse Let's face it: 99% of us don't play chess as well as we would like to, and the other 1% needs to learn some humility. One of the worst feelings in chess is missing those clearly winning moves that would have ended the game, but instead you... http://www.chess.com/news/why-your-brain-makes-you-play-worse Sat, 12 Jul 2008 09:33:25 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/why-your-brain-makes-you-play-worse Kids qualify for USCF championship, but need funds Ernikka Johnson, 10, and Jirrell Echols, 11, sat in school desks facing each other in math teacher Douglas Carey's classroom last Friday afternoon, a vinyl roll-up chessboard spread over the desktops between them. read more: http://www.freep.c... http://www.chess.com/news/kids-qualify-for-uscf-championship-but-need-funds Thu, 24 Apr 2008 12:05:08 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/kids-qualify-for-uscf-championship-but-need-funds The Cost of Enjoying Chess? There are thousands of possible interests and hobbies that one can enjoy (check out this list!). If you're reading this, then you've probably already made "chess" on one of your personal interests - and lucky you! Chess is among ... http://www.chess.com/news/the-cost-of-enjoying-chess Wed, 09 Apr 2008 15:40:04 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/the-cost-of-enjoying-chess Karpov in Chicago    Karpov visites Chicago http://www.dailyherald.com/story/?id=153714&src=109 http://www.chess.com/news/karpov-in-chicago Fri, 14 Mar 2008 13:47:45 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/karpov-in-chicago Schein-Friedman Awards Announced The Schein - Friedman Scholastic Recognition Project is glad to announce its first year scholarship recipients.read more: http://main.uschess.org/content/view/8255/443/ http://www.chess.com/news/schein-friedman-awards-announced Tue, 11 Mar 2008 10:50:05 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/schein-friedman-awards-announced youngest master in American History Nicholas Nip Youngest Master in American History at Age 9 Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, March 05 @ 16:32:54 CST Back: GM Yuri Shulman, Michael Yang, Gregory YoungFront: Nicholas Nip, Darwin Yang, Varun Krishnan, Atulya Shetty, Brian Luo... http://www.chess.com/news/youngest-master-in-american-history Thu, 06 Mar 2008 06:20:12 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/youngest-master-in-american-history Chessmaster for Nintendo DS For the past year I have been searching for a good handheld portable chess computer, but after ordering some less expensive versions with highly pixelated LCD screens I have been disappointed until Chessmaster for the Nintendo DS was released. I&#... http://www.chess.com/news/chessmaster-for-nintendo-ds2 Wed, 05 Dec 2007 09:53:12 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/chessmaster-for-nintendo-ds2 Chessmaster: Grandmaster Edition - The Art of Extending a Franchise It’s hard to name something “11th Edition” and have people get excited about it. The first 5 editions are pretty straightforward, then the 6th is fine because you have to get to the 7th which is a magic number, but then the 8th a... http://www.chess.com/news/review-chessmaster-grandmaster-edition Mon, 03 Dec 2007 15:56:46 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/review-chessmaster-grandmaster-edition AN ARTICLE FROM TEXAS ABOUT MY NEPHEW Check this news about my nephew.   http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/onset?id=798&template=article.html   Ray Duque IIINew York City   http://www.chess.com/news/an-article-from-texas-about-my-nephew Fri, 09 Nov 2007 16:01:10 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/an-article-from-texas-about-my-nephew 7 Misconceptions about "Chess Players" When somebody outside of the chess world hears "He/she's a chess player", there are certain pre-programmed misconceptions that automatically fill the mind. While some of these ideas may be based on legitimate stereotypes supported by... http://www.chess.com/news/-misconceptions-about-chess-players Wed, 22 Aug 2007 22:54:55 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/-misconceptions-about-chess-players Building Chess.com: Part 1 - Getting Started A lot of people have asked about how Chess.com got started, how it is doing now, and where it is going, so I thought I would share some of the inside story :) Chess.com as an online chess community was an idea I conceived a few years ago. I enjoye... http://www.chess.com/news/building-chesscom-part-1---getting-started Tue, 07 Aug 2007 17:00:05 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/building-chesscom-part-1---getting-started Computers have Solved Checkers: Is Chess Next? After roughly 1,000 years of total computing time (~50 computers working for last 20 years), the game of checkers is no longer a game: it is simply a puzzle. Professor Jonathan Schaeffer has proven that with perfect play from both sides, checkers ... http://www.chess.com/news/computers-have-solved-checkers-is-chess-next Sun, 22 Jul 2007 09:26:10 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/computers-have-solved-checkers-is-chess-next 9 Reasons you are NOT a chess Grandmaster! I have often thought about what it would take to be a chess Grandmaster and if I could be one. I’ve concluded that I just could never get there. But through this process I have identified the 9 reasons why you and I are not one of the few hu... http://www.chess.com/news/9-reasons-you-are-not-a-chess-grandmaster Thu, 21 Jun 2007 20:39:19 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/9-reasons-you-are-not-a-chess-grandmaster